11/7 Mike Maddux to talk to Cubs Wednesday
Mike Maddux confirmed Monday he has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Red Sox manager’s job but he will interview with the Cubs on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs had asked permission to speak with the Rangers pitching coach about their managerial opening. Maddux talked to his family before deciding to go ahead and come to Chicago. As for the Red Sox job, Maddux told Peter Gammons: “We’re in a good situation. My family moved here, the kids will be in school for three more years here.” The Cubs interviewed Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin on Friday and Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum on Monday.
— Carrie Muskat